Travel Blogs from Nassau, Bahamas

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Lake Worth to West End, Grand Bahama Island, West End, Bahamas travel blog

Lake Worth to West End, Grand Bahama Island

A travel blog entry by darborn

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We woke at 0 dark thirty and prepared breakfast.  Anchor aweigh at 0523.  We had butterflies in our tummies, this was so exciting.  It was still dark and Ros headed out to the channel while Dave secured the anchor and anchor locker ...

Great Guana Key to Treasure Key on Great Abaco, Treasure Key, Bahamas travel blog

Great Guana Key to Treasure Key on Great Abaco

A travel blog entry by darborn

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We came today from a mooring ball at Fisher's Bay on Great Guana Cay to the anchorage here at Treasure Cay.  It was a downwind sail on the headsail only in about 18 knots of wind and most enjoyable and took about 2 hours.  We were glad to be on ...

Going to Cococay and Nassau in the Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Going to Cococay and Nassau in the Bahamas

A travel blog entry by a3dennert

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Ever since grandma and grandpa treated Moira, Rusty and I (plus our kids) to a 3 day Bahamas cruise last year (http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/a3dennert/11/1216673820/tpod.html) Rebecca, Christopher and Hubert keep asking when will they get ...

Junkanoo, who?, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Junkanoo, who?

A travel blog entry by shaanandkate

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For New Year's Eve, we went to the Bahamas!  Here are some highlights: 1. Staying up all night on New Year's Eve, observing the Junkanoo parade (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junkanoo), walking around the streets of Nassau 2. Laying about at the ...

Some play and not all work, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Some play and not all work

A travel blog entry by lafalot

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... but they managed to fit 10 more on. all I could think about were ferry disasters you hear about in the news. Ferry capsizes in Nassau Bay, 1,000's injured, many missing. Well, there were only about 40 of us, but to make headlines you have to up the ...

The Rum Diaries, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

The Rum Diaries

A travel blog entry by nikstravel2010

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Newsflash:  Nikki and Emily sent to hospital on account of liver failure Your inner sherlock should tell you this is not true... we have just had 5 days in NYC after all. But this SHOULD have happened and i suspect if we had stayed any longer (and ...

Cruise  - Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Cruise - Bahamas

A travel blog entry by jas20j

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NASSAU Sunday 7:00am to 1:30 pm We arrived early this morning in Nassau the capital of the Bahamas. When we docked we realised that four other cruise ships had already docked. There are a total of 6 ships in Nassau today.   Our day trip today was ...

Great Abaco Island, Off Bahamas, Bahamas travel blog

Great Abaco Island

A travel blog entry by pete-r

... for a first offence. I'm glad to say, I was not an orange-peel culprit. We're running down the line of "Cay's" in the Bahamas, but can't actually see them (at 09:45). The day followed the usual routine. A bit cloudy in the afternoon, and no dolphins ...

All is well, Eleuthra, Bahamas, Bahamas travel blog

All is well

A travel blog entry by alohagypsies

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It's nice and warm with a cool and someone strong wind blowing off from the Atlantic side of Eleuthra. Things are much better in the family unit as we are all getting along sooooo much better. I've just finished reading the book Eat, Pray, Love by ...

In the NE Bahamas (Abacos), Spanish Cay, Bahamas travel blog

In the NE Bahamas (Abacos)

A travel blog entry by darborn

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... sometimes it is necessary and using GPS and radar together does make it possible.  Additionally the Navionics charts for the Bahamas are now very good as they bought the surveys from which the Explorer charts are printed. The next morning Sun ...

Day 10-11: Leaving for Nassau, Take 2, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Day 10-11: Leaving for Nassau, Take 2

A travel blog entry by mbust02

... conch fritters with their happy hour that night. Delicious. After happy hour, it was time to check out Atlantis, an oasis in the Bahamas we'd heard so much about. It was everything people with lots of money could hope for, but us, we are just poor ...

French Kissing the Wind - Cruising Styles, WADERICK WELLS CAY, Bahamas travel blog

French Kissing the Wind - Cruising Styles

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

Observation: Cruising Styles I notice we've had about 1100 hits on this blog - far more than the 20 or so people we've set it up for.  So if any of you are considering doing this but not sure if you've got it all together - here is a small ...

Black Point Settlement, GREAT GUANA CAY, Bahamas travel blog

Black Point Settlement

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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The Shitzu Yesterday Carolyn and I walked up to the fruit stand to get another load of bread!  Di - guess what came out to greet me - a two month old Shitzu!  Be still my heart!!!!  I picked up that little 1 lb wonder and she just ...

N26 32.795   W77 03.186 - Marsh Harbor, Abacos, MARSH HARBOR, Bahamas travel blog

N26 32.795 W77 03.186 - Marsh Harbor, Abacos

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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... 9PM.  It was waaaaaaay off in the distance on our approach.   A cruise ship passed behind us heading down to Nassau.    It was cold!  We were freezing!  Dave changed into jeans and a sweatshirt and I had two shirts ...

SHTY DEAL, MARSH HARBOR, Bahamas travel blog

SHTY DEAL

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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... late and nothing is open in SW on Sundays.  We hauled out our bucket!  OBTW - there are no pump outs in the Bahamas!!! We could wait until Monday and see if we could get a maserator in Spanish Wells or take the Fast Ferry back to Nassau ...

N26 32.65  W76 58.10 - HOPE TOWN, MARSH HARBOR, Bahamas travel blog

N26 32.65 W76 58.10 - HOPE TOWN

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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... We will watch the lighthouse light up tonight and toast Tommy - Tim and Dianne's dear friend who loved boating, rum and the Bahamas.  We know we would have enjoyed his friendship because of the company he kept.  Friends are precious.  When ...

A Welcome Stop after a Rough Passage, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

A Welcome Stop after a Rough Passage

A travel blog entry by jusnow

We stopped at a marina here in Nassau having heard that the anchorage is full of all kinds of stuff including junked cars.  Other sailors told us that you never know what you anchor into and might pull up when weighing anchor.  We actually ...

The Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

The Bahamas

A travel blog entry by akwonton

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The Bahamas was everything you'd expect (and more): Good food, good people, good times! So, without further adew, here are some pics from ...

Norman's Pond .... Still!!!, norman, Bahamas travel blog

Norman's Pond .... Still!!!

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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April 7, 2009 - Norman Pond    We are sitting here at anchor in 15' of water and it is blowing like crazy.  Winds are picking up 20-25 kts and we are very glad we're in this protected anchorage.  Any boats anchored with any western ...

Ahoy mateys!, Bahamas, Bahamas travel blog

Ahoy mateys!

A travel blog entry by damien_kelly

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... ! Yesterday, the ship stopped at Grand Bahama Island but we decided to stay on board and catch a few rays. Today we've docked at Nassau and we've ventured off the boat to have a little look around! From the ship we can see the Atlantis hotel - but ...

Come Cruise With Me, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Come Cruise With Me

A travel blog entry by danielwolfe

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... the busy American joint Senor Frog's.  Mmmmmmmm, nothing like a Christmas eating Mexican, from an American place, in the Bahamas. 6. Captain Pervert -- This one was more indirect than anything, but I saw our fine ship's captain hustling two teenage ...

HAPPY HOUR & EASTER AT WARDERICK CAY, WARDERICK  Wells CAY, Bahamas travel blog

HAPPY HOUR & EASTER AT WARDERICK CAY

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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April 11 - Happy Hour!   The weekend weather is very mild with light and variable winds.  If you're out of the wind, it's warm.  Sky is clear blue - no storms in sight.  Saturday we hung out talking with cruisers from Serendipity ...

Warderick Cay and Shit Birds, WARDERICK  Wells CAY, Bahamas travel blog

Warderick Cay and Shit Birds

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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April 11, 2009 - Warderick Wells North Anchorage   Whatta beautiful morning.  After a hardy breakfast of ham and eggs, biscuits and coffee we lounged in our cockpit waiting for the day to begin.  The little Bananaquit came visiting, ...

BLOWIN' IN THE WIND AT WARDERICK, WADERICK WELLS CAY, Bahamas travel blog

BLOWIN' IN THE WIND AT WARDERICK

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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... stole!)  Walking through the brush they waddle but on the sand they hop like a bunny.  Once they were widespread thru the Bahamas but due to hunting and predation of dogs and cats they are only found in the Exuma Land and Sea Park.  In ...

First Day, Somewhere in the ocean, Bahamas travel blog

First Day

A travel blog entry by jcarlso2

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The ship is definitely "tossing and pitching" as they say and I can definitely feel it. The captain says that we have hit some rough water. Hmm... I really hope so because if this is what it is always like I don't think I'll ever get my sea legs. I, ...

Another Day in Paradise - Alice Town, Bimini, Alice Town, Bahamas travel blog

Another Day in Paradise - Alice Town, Bimini

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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... ; I guess paradise is in the eye of the beholder.  Anyway - we've been getting great information from Dick on Nassau and surrounding waters.  To our starboard are two couples, from France but lived in Gainesville for the past ...

Green Turtle Cay to Great Guana Cay via

Green Turtle Cay to Great Guana Cay via "The Whale

A travel blog entry by darborn

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We were away from the dock at Bluff House Resort and Marina at 0700.  Sea Mist was close behind us out of the buoyed channel.  We set off for the "Whale Channel,"  it was quite windy and rolly so we put up the main sail to steady the ...

N 24 18.210   W76 32.444  Cambridge Cay, CAMBRIDGE  CAY, Bahamas travel blog

N 24 18.210 W76 32.444 Cambridge Cay

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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...   We aren't adding much to the Bahamian economy so far - except for moorings and two nights in Bimini and two nights in Nassau, one lunch of fried erasers and dinner out at Dominos - we've pretty much kept our $ to ourselves.  And.....I still ...

Birthday in the Bahamas!, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Birthday in the Bahamas!

A travel blog entry by lucyholliday

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TOM TOM! today was tom's birthday, hes old now. but what a way to spend it in the Bahamas!! We slept in abit and then went for breakfast in the hotel restaurant. It was buffet style and was almost $20 a person, but it was Tom's birthday so ...

NASSAU.......again!, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

NASSAU.......again!

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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... dock waiting for the propane guy to come and fill it.  Walking through Winn Dixie I had to remind myself that I'm in the Bahamas and by Bahamian standards these prices are the norm.  I needed to get my head and pocketbook out of the US!  ...

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